Monthly Archives: February 2013

Vikings Talk – A Monster Calls

Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill–an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss. Bring … Continue reading

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Freedom to Read Week, Feb 25-Mar 1

Did you know that libraries are regularly asked to remove books and magazines from their shelves? Titles such as The Giver, Hunger Games, the Harry Potter series, and others have been and are continually challenged in libraries throughout North America. … Continue reading

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Speed Book-Dating 2013 A Big Success!

Burnaby North’s Speed Book-Dating 2013 brought “book love” into the lives of over 100 students, teachers, administrators and district personnel who participated in the lively event on Valentine’s Day.  Participants shared a favourite book with others and hopefully came away intrigued by several … Continue reading

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Speed Book Dating is Here!

North’s ninth annual Speed Book Dating event takes place today at lunch in the library. Here are a few tips to those that are participating: Come down to the library right at the bell with your lunch. Place all bags … Continue reading

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Vikings Talk – Bombs to Books

David Starr served as an administrator of two of the most diverse schools in Canada, Byrne Creek and Edmonds. The parents of many of his students had to overcome harrowing events and circumstances in order to find safety in Canada. … Continue reading

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